category: bibliography and history of the book

Picturing the Nineteenth Century - March 22-25, 2012 - University of Kentucky

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
incs2012@uky.edu

Though its title foregrounds art and visual culture, this conference will treat "picturing" in all its many senses: imagining, representing, framing, mapping.

Update-Conference CFP, Website and Blog

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nick Davis-University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Paranoia and Pain (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012) is an international cross-disciplinary conference, seeking to raise an awareness of various intersections of literature and science.

The Postgraduate Journal of Medieval Studies is looking for editors and contributions

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
pgjournalms@gmail.com

The Postgraduate Journal of Medieval Studies aims to provide a platform for students of Medieval Studies to publish their work.

CFP--Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Florida State University Center for Humanities & Society
contact email: 
rmb07@fsu.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values.

It All Ended: Harry Potter and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
jrussell@dmu.ac.uk

It All Ended.
Harry Potter and Popular Culture.

A one-day conference hosted by De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

Friday 29th February 2012.

Aliases and Editors: Negotiating Identity in 19th Century Periodicals (Panel), March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Annual Convention - Rochester, New York
contact email: 
kfrie074@uottawa.ca

The following CFP is for a panel taking place at the Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention in Rochester, New York on March 12-15, 2012.

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

Update on 'Poetic Optimism ...': The new deadline is 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Nick Davis
contact email: 
farahani@liv.ac.uk

We are developing a collection of articles for a special issue journal of Studies in the Literary Imagination entitled ‘Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878’.

Teaching John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom.

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium, March 22-23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University, Department of English
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to August 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore SELF, STORY AND LIFE NARRATIVE as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics might include:

Cardiff University Conference on 'Medieval Women in Truth and Legend' 10/7/11 Abstracts due 8/31/11

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Williams and Nicole Thomas, Cardiff University
contact email: 
TAL2011@cf.ac.uk

This forthcoming interdisciplinary international conference seeks to examine images and representations of medieval women.

"Imitation, Emulation, and Forgery: Pretending and Becoming in the Medieval World". Abstracts due Sept 1/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
daniel.price@utoronto.ca

The Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto is inviting proposals for its Thirty-Third Medieval Colloquium, which will take place in Toronto on March 2-3 2012.

Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Counterfeiting or Teaching? Using English Renaissance Poetry to Teach Non-Literary Skills [SAMLA, Atlanta, Nov. 4-6]

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Mills
contact email: 
smills2@gsu.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE, EMAIL CONTACT CHANGE

"Counterfeiting or Teaching? Using English Renaissance Poetry to Teach Non-Literary Skills"
SAMLA 2011 @ Atlanta, Georgia, November 4-6.

Call for Articles: Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (Submission Deadline October 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 1, Issue 2: the Other Issue

Submission Deadline: October 1st, 2011

His Life & Lines Are Free: The Life & Work of Patrick Leigh Fermor (13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary
contact email: 
charles-sligh@utc.edu

"His Life & Lines Are Free: The Life & Work of Patrick Leigh Fermor"

DURRELL 2012: THE LAWRENCE DURRELL CENTENARY

13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012

Peer English 8

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its seventh year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

[UPDATE] Extended CFP for Thackeray in Time, 1811-2011. October 1st 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
a.c.crossley@leeds.ac.uk and r.salmon@leeds.ac.uk

THACKERAY IN TIME, 1811-2011

EXTENDED call for papers until Friday 15th July

School of English, University of Leeds
Saturday 1st October 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote speaker TBA shortly.

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

Ancient Jewish Texts and the 'Literary' / Antwerp, 14-15 March, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Jewish Studies, University of Antwerp
contact email: 
karolien.vermeulen@ua.ac.be

Ancient Jewish Texts and the ‘Literary’
14,15 March 2012
Institute of Jewish Studies (University of Antwerp)

update

full name / name of organization: 
Ogaga Okuyade, College of Education Warri, Nigeria
contact email: 
gagokus@yahoo.com

Call for papers on African literature, world literature, postcolonial literature, popular culture, popular music, cultural studies, African American literature and culture, carrebian literature and fi

Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary

full name / name of organization: 
Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary
contact email: 
charles-sligh@utc.edu

DURRELL 2012: THE LAWRENCE DURRELL CENTENARY

13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012

GOODENOUGH COLLEGE :: LONDON
THE BRITISH LIBRARY :: LONDON

CFP: Historical Perspectives SIG Paper or Panel/ALISE 2012 (January 17-20: Dallas, Texas)

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Pozzi/Association of Library and Information Science Educators, Historical Perspectives SIG
contact email: 
epozzi@eden.rutgers.edu

Call for Paper or Panel Presentation – DEADLINE: JULY 22, 2011

[Update] The Aesthetic of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

CRAS is pleased to announce the plenary speakers, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. The new deadline for proposal submissions is 15 July 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Anthology of Essays; 31 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS; 31 August 2011
editorial.india@yahoo.com

CFP: Ist Global Conference : Writing 1 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
write@inter-disciplinary.net

Call For Papers:

Materializing Verse: ASECS 2012 (San Antonio)

full name / name of organization: 
Dustin D. Stewart / U of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
dustin.stewart@mail.utexas.edu

How did verse materialize in the long eighteenth century? This ASECS session will explore questions about the material contexts and conditions of British poetry between the Restoration and early Romanticism. Material should be construed broadly, as indeed should poetry. How was verse produced? What unexpected shapes did it assume? In what surprising and complicated ways was it embodied and performed?

[UPDATE] Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary, 2011 Rice University Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary

2011 Rice University Symposium, sponsored by the English Department
Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 23rd – 24th, 2011

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
siobhan.mcelduff@ubc.ca

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern

University of British Columbia, Canada, October 3rd 2011

Call for Papers: closing date July 15th, 2011.

'States of Emergency, States of Emergence?'

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal

Call For Papers

‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011

Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

[UPDATE] Conference on the Literary Essay from Montaigne to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
essay.conference@gmail.com

Conference on the Literary Essay, London, July 2-3
Speakers: Adam Phillips, Geoff Dyer, Gillian Beer, Andrew O'Hagan,
Hermione Lee, Karl Miller, Jeremy Treglown, Ophelia Field,

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